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Natural Gas Utility and Pipeline Field Skills Training Program

Your pipeline to a career in natural gas


The Workforce Development and Community Education Department offers a Natural Gas Utility and Pipeline Field Skills Training Program. This training program blends classroom and hands-on field experiences to provide a basic understanding and awareness of natural gas, the natural gas utility and pipeline industry, associated equipment, procedures and operations.


The four-week program is designed to increase participants understanding of the gas utility and pipeline industry, assist building a stronger resume, and enhance the chances of being hired. A job fair with hiring companies will be held on the last day of class to allow students the opportunity to talk with potential employers.


Class Details

Class Dates: January 14, 2019 – February 8, 2019

Class Times: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location: Main Campus


The classes are offered at no-cost for eligible* students in West Virginia, southwestern Pennsylvania and southeastern Ohio, thanks to funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission which covers the cost of tuition and program implementation.


*In order to qualify, students must take and pass a five-panel drug test, clear a criminal background check, possess an active driver’s license with a clear driving history, and have a high school diploma or GED. All students who complete the program will receive a certificate of completion.


Spaces are still available and individuals are encouraged to register now. A program application form can be found on the GTI website. For more information about the Natural Gas Utility and Pipeline Field Skills Training Program, contact the Workforce Development Office at 740.699.3868 or 740.699.3869.